Why are leaves green in colour? Here is an exciting activity to introduce your child to the green pigment of leaves called chlorophyll. Get ready to have fun making a unique artwork with the my green tree activity. Take a quick look at the steps below to know how!
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 30 minutes
Skills Acquired: Scientific Inquiry, Creativity, Self Expression
- A4 sheet
- Sketch pen
Instructions For the My Green Tree Activity
- On an A4 sheet, draw out a tree.
- Crush the leaves and spread them on the tree (Refer to video).
- Repeat process until all the green portion of the tree is painted.
The green tree is ready!
Introduce your child to the concept of chlorophyll and how they add the green look to the leaves. Encourage them to paint a few other trees using the same technique. Once done, you can hang this sheet in a place of their choice.
Through this activity, your child learns all about chlorophyll and their importance. They also learn a new painting technique, which enhances their creativity.
Activity done by Vishwajeet.